Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Two years and $100 million to “Internet Armageddon”

"Charlie Miller, a five-year veteran of the National Security Agency’s computer espionage department, was tasked with finding the cost and time it would take to bring down America’s cyber infrastructure.

That cyber infrastructure isn’t well-defined, but it would certainly include vital elements like the smart grid, the banking system, and communications–a vague attack, but one that would essentially cripple the entire country’s networked presence."

Estimate: two years and $100 million to “Internet Armageddon” - SmartPlanet

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